13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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13 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Hengchun
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Hualien
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Taipei
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Taichung
— 4 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
On the 2nd (Mon), walk around Longpan Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kenting National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then browse the exhibits of National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium.

To see photos and tourist information, read our Hengchun trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hengchun is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get slightly colder in Hengchun: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hualien.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
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Kenting National Park ©
Kenting National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Chishingtan Scenic Area and then trek along Taroko Gorge. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanzihkou Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Ch'ing-shui Cliff.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hualien vacation builder .

Drive from Hengchun to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

4
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli), Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Keelung River (in Bali). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, explore the striking landscape of Yangmingshan National Park, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

New Taipei, Zhengbin Fishing Port
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Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park

4
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Family-friendly places like Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and National Museum of Natural Science will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taichung: Yuchi (Wenwu Temple, Sun Moon Lake, & more), Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township) and Alishan National Forest Recreation Area (in Alishan). The adventure continues: try for a hole-in-one at Minigolf Taichung.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Taichung trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nantou, Alishan National Forest Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©

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